Kasichana lives in Malindi area of Coast Province, Kenya. She is married and has one school going child. She owns a green grocery stall, a business which she has been operating for three years. She sells tomatoes, sugar, onions etc, in this business.
Kasichana learned about Milango through friends who invited her to the group and she joined with the aim of accessing credit to improve her business operations. Her main challenge is the competition from other traders.
Kasichana is applying for a loan of 62,700 Kenya shillings to buy vegetables and fruits in wholesale and some bags of sugar and flour. Her extra income from the loan will be added to her savings to open a restaurant.